Package gpm

A mouse server for the Linux console

Gpm provides mouse support to text-based Linux applications like the
Emacs editor and the Midnight Commander file management system. Gpm
also provides console cut-and-paste operations using the mouse and
includes a program to allow pop-up menus to appear at the click of a
mouse button.

Version: 1.20.7

General Commands

gpm-root a default handler for gpm, used to draw menus on the root window
mev a program to report mouse events
mouse-test a tool for determining mouse type and device it's attached to.


gpm-types This manpage describes the various pointer types currently available in gpm.

System Administration

gpm a cut and paste utility and mouse server for virtual consoles